Thanks to the efforts of Quinn Schwab and members of Boy Scout Troop 238, the Mill Road Scenic Overlook was recently the recipient of a clean-up effort. For his Eagle Scout service project, Quinn led the cleanup of debris that was the last remnant of a long-ago farm dump that had been hidden in a ravine on the property.
The Carolcade, an East Aurora holiday tradition attracting people from all over Western New York, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 20 on Main Street in front of Vidler’s 5&10, between Olean and Elm streets.
Iroquois High School's National Honor Society, in conjunction with the Student Support Services Department, will be hosting a Freshmen College Exchange on Friday, Jan. 9 from 8:05-9:05 a.m. in the High School auditorium.
School districts around the country are now required to follow a new law restricting the types of food that can be sold at bake sales and other functions during the school day. Though designed to improve the nutrition of food offered to students, local district officials say the restrictions are unrealistic and damaging to fundraising efforts.
The last “Car Talk” show I heard on WBFO before we learned of the sad passing of Click (or Clack) Tom Magliozzi—he of the infectious, cackling laugh and the occasionally useful and always philosophical advice about car repair—featured a listener’s call that got me to thinking. The listener told of parking his car in a huge shopping center lot, only to find it missing when he came back. Eventually it turned up a few hundred yards from where he had left it. Tom and Ray theorized that someone with an identical frequency on his remote locking device had mistaken the car for his own, driven a few hundred yards before he realized something wasn’t quite right and bailed out of the situation.
It’s normally a bit steamy in the East Aurora High School pool area during a swim meet. By during the last event of the Bombers’ first home meet of the season against Cleveland Hill on Tuesday, Dec. 9, it was almost unbearably hot on the pool deck.